Endowment Returns 5.8 Percent, Growing to $37.6 Billion
Harvard Management Company beat most of its internal benchmarks and the general market indices but lagged behind notable peer institutions such as MIT and Stanford.
Blyth Plans Big Changes to Management Company Structure
Stephen Blyth, who took over for Jane L. Mendillo on Jan. 1, made it clear Tuesday that he plans to chart a new course as Harvard Management Company's CEO.
Hollister Named CFO and VP for Finance
Harvard named Boston banker Thomas J. Hollister the new Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Finance on Wednesday, concluding a months-long search for the new executive, according to a press release.
Study Proposes Excise Tax on Harvard’s Endowment
If implemented, the tax would generate approximately $5 billion of revenue, according to the study published this month by the Nexus Research and Policy Center.
Grad Students’ Path to Unionization May Depend on Labor Board
Law experts say that Harvard graduate students' success at unionization may depend on whether the National Labor Relations Board reconsiders a 2004 decision.
School of Public Health Dean To Depart for University of Miami
In the midst of Harvard’s ongoing capital campaign, Julio Frenk oversaw the School of Public Health when it secured the largest gift in the University’s more than 375-year history.
Analysis: Experts Say ADA Case Has Merit
Filed earlier this month, the complaint alleges that by not captioning its online content, edX, a virtual education platform founded by Harvard and MIT in 2012, violates the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Divest Harvard To Create Alumni Fund, Donation Conditional on Divestment
Divest Harvard aims to launch a fossil fuel-free fund to which alumni can donate as an alternative to the University’s endowment, according to the group’s announcement from earlier this month.
Harvard Brings in Record-Breaking $1.16 Billion in FY 2014 Gifts
For the first time since 2004, Harvard outraised Stanford in Fiscal Year 2014, posting a record-breaking total of $1.16 billion in gifts.
In Light of Grand Jury Decisions, Law Students Petition for Exam Extensions
In addition to considering the trauma of students, the letter called for the Law School itself to support the student protests
Open Letter to Obama Calls for Better Justice System
The letter, addressed to President Barack Obama, calls for the use of body-worn cameras by police and the prosecution of police officers who “deprive black men and women of their constitutional right to life.”
Analysis: Precedent for Divestment Suit Is Tenuous, Legal Experts Say
Harvard divestment advocates caught national attention when they took their fight to court last week, but legal experts say the case’s claims may ultimately be too tenuous to be heard.
Former NBA Star Lays Out Philanthropic Goals for Democratic Republic of Congo
Towering over the podium, the seven-foot two-inch 18-year NBA veteran discussed the hospital he founded in the DRC’s capital Kinshasa, as well as efforts to improve education and prevent Congolese brain drain.
Harvard Law Grads Top Midcareer Earning Survey
Harvard Law School graduates earn $201,000 a year on average by the time they reach the midpoint of their careers, outpacing all other graduate school degree holders.
Assistant Attorney General Discusses Cyber Threats
John P. Carlin, assistant attorney general for national security, discussed cyber threats and the Department of Justice’s continued efforts to fight terrorism Friday at the Law School.
Stop Pretending You’re Poor
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions
What We Talk About When We Talk About Math 55
On Harvard FAS Dean Search, Social Sciences Dean Says, ‘Thank Goodness I Don’t Have That Job.’
Harvard to Offer Tagalog Language Course for First Time in University History